History and digest of the international arbitrations to which the United States has been a party, together with appendices containing the treaties relating to such arbitations, and historical and legal notes...

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Contents

Chapter XXXIX
1
Mixed Commission under Convention of lime Ш1 Jnly 12 1822 Page
2
The Delagoa Bay RailwayContinued Page
5
Controversy with Genet 4409
6
The Alleged Seizure and Detention 1189
8
Mr Fishs Instructions 1702
11
Extension of Commission 4584
12
Joint Resolution of 1883 1663
18
CONVENTION WITH FRANCE OF JULY 4 1831 4447
31
Origin of the Case 1807
42
Convention
51
Provisions as to Alabama Claims 54
54
Chango in the Spauieh Government 1040
55
General Arbitral Agreement 1287
58
Request for Release 1809
60
Resulte in Fortytwo Cases 1049
61
Reprisals on American Property 4452
66
Instructions of 1751 1998
67
Further Correspondence 1704
68
Skipwiths Report 4414
83
Provisions as to the Commissioners 1293
85
Convention of Arbitration 1709
88
Case of Cotesworth Powell 2050
90
Decree of January 4 1795 4414
92
Report to Congress 1669
97
Duration of Companys Eights ___ 262
99
Declarations of the CommissionersContinued Pago No 24 The Rivers Pugwash and Philip in the Province of Nova Scotia 181
128
The PepiryGuacu Identified 2010
136
The Vivanco Insurrection 1593
137
Mr Rices Report 1669
140
Appointment of Commissioners 1710
147
Compensation of Maine and Massachusetts
151
Provocations 1616
152
Awards Inconclusive as to Private Interests 4506
154
Boundary between Canada and New Brunswick
157
American Commissioner
163
The Umpires 1299
165
President Buchanans Annoyance 1538
166
Free Navigation of Channels
170
CHAPTER XLIX
171
Relative Positions of Commissioners
176
Views of American Commissioner
181
Claim of British Commieeioner
182
Propositions of Compromise
188
The Secretaries 1305
190
Comments on the Settlement
194
CHAPTER XXVI
196
Grounds of American Territorial Claim
198
Execution of the Convention 4432
200
An Erroneous Assumption 4455
201
British Claim of Impressment 843
202
Ukase of 1821
204
Convention ok March 28 1830 4549
207
Instructions of Mr Rives 4458
208
Fiftyfour Forty or Fiihf
210
Opinion of AttorneyGeneral Black 1602
212
APPENDIX I
213
Provisions for Arbitration 1651
215
Britih Proposal for Marking Boundary
216
American Commissioners Views
220
British Commissioners Special Instructions
222
Proposal of Arbitration 996
226
Summary of Arguments 1606
227
British Agent
228
Text of the Award 1463
229
Other Boundaries
235
Rules
241
Case of Raborg 1613
243
East and West Florida Claims 4519
246
Reply of United States Counsel
248
GENERAL ARBITRATION 2109
249
Navigation of Columbia Hiver
253
Negotiation of a Convention 1216
254
Claims Included 4591
256
Discussion of Stipulations 997
257
Possessory Rights ___
260
Obligation of the United States
261
Rejection of Compromise 221
263
United States Commissioners Opinion
266
Berlin Decree 4479
267
Suspension of the Commission 1305
268
Convention of April 11 1839 1218
270
CHAPTER XXXI
271
Provisions of Treaty of Peace
272
Convention of October 14 1832 4575
274
Final Proceedings of the Umpire 1309
276
Commissioners Opinion on La Abra Claim 1327
277
American Commissioners
278
Question ая to Finality of Awards
280
Organization of the Commission 1711
281
Practical Difficulties
286
Delays in the Exchange of Ratifications 4592
287
Final Meeting anā Rupture
292
Provisions for Arbitration 1469
297
Mr Evartss Report 1334
298
Convention of Januarys 1802
299
Order in Council January 8 1794
305
Course of Genet
311
Report of Committees ou Foreign Relations 1340
312
CONVPNTION OF APRIL 301803 4399
314
Payment of Awards
317
Renewal of Negotiations 4578
319
First Meeting of Commissioners
320
Meeting of October 9 1473
321
PROCEDURE 2133
322
POWER OF ARBITRATORS то DETERMINE QUESTIONS AS то THEIR
324
Loughboroughs Opinion
326
Revocation of Mathewss Powers 4521
329
Question as to Kxhansting Judicial Kemedies
332
Resumption in 1802
339
Acts of the Spanish Authorities 4603
342
Immunities of Commissioners
347
Chapter XXVIII
350
Mixed Commissions under Convention of June 30 July 12 1822
363
Public Sessions 1473
367
Appointment of Umpire 1221
369
Provisions of the Convention 1615
380
Commission under Aft of March 2 1827
383
Proceedings of Commission 1000
389
CHAPTER XII
391
Convention of January 241849 4609
392
Commissioners Report 1555
394
Declination of Mr Van Buren
397
Pecuniary Results of the Commission 1319
400
Private Counsel
404
Retrocession of Louisiana to France 4433
407
Question of Access to the Board 1227
408
Case of the Schooner John S Bryan 4613
409
Case of the Cresle
410
INTERVENTION
412
Rules of Commissions
413
Reports to the Umpire 1230
414
List of Claims Before the Commission
416
Convention of 1857 1361
417
Arrest and Imprisonment 1815
419
Arbitration as to Damages 1013
422
CHAPTER XIII
426
Views of United States Commissioner and Surveyor
433
Appendix III
435
What Coasts were and were not to be examined
439
Wreck of the Canada 1733
440
Records of the Commission 1557
443
Question as to Private Counsel 1473
444
Text of the Umpires Award
449
Conclusion of a Convention 4581
451
Treatment of Prizes 4399
455
Murray
460
Cardigan
461
Souris
462
Crapand
463
Stanley
464
Foxley
465
Enmore
466
The Miramichi
467
Questions to be Arbitrated 1819
468
The Buctouche
471
The River Pictou in the Province of Nova Scotia
481
The Pawcatuck River the Boundary between the States of Connecticut and Rhode Island
482
The Housatonic River in the State of Connecticut
483
The Murray River in Prince Edward Island
484
The Foxley River in Priuce Edward Island
485
The River Des Habitans in the Island of Cape Breton Province of Nova Scotia
486
The River Hudson in the State of New York United States
487
The Rivers Saint John and Minganm on theNorth Coast of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the River Jupiter in the Island of Anticosti Province of Can...
488
The River Fox in the Island of Anticosti Province of Canada 48
489
The Rivers Grand Bonaventure and Grand Caeca Pediac Province of Canada and River Caraquette Province of New Brunswick
490
The Rivers Susquehanna North East Elk and Sassafras
491
Chester River
492
Patuxent River
493
Terms of Settlement 4581
495
CASK OF THE MASONIC 1055
496
Baron Roennes Reports 1238
498
Lord Stanleys Proposal
499
Pinckneys Instructions 4488
502
JohnsonClarendon Convention
505
Mr Sumners Speech
512
Debate in the Senate IODO
513
Spanish Blockades 4488
515
Organization of the Commission 1616
517
Motleys Interview with Lord Clarendon
519
Diplomatic Protests 1056
524
Mr Sumners Memorandum
525
Appointment of Commissioners and Agent 4436
530
Lord Granvilles Response
531
Procedure of the Commission
537
Propriety of Arbitration 1106
539
Agreement as to the Alabama Claims
543
Paymentof the Award 1852
544
Secretaries and Agents 1617
545
Final Report 1619
552
Other Subjects Included
553
Opening of the Arbitration
559
Case of the Alleghanian 1621
560
Suspension of Diplomatic Relations 4493
561
Liability of Belligerents 1243
562
Trent Case
565
Liability of United States 1105
568
Commercial Discontent 4400
570
The Three Rules
572
Agreement of Arbitration 1735
576
Position of Spain 4534
577
The Rappahannock
578
Hospitalities to the Confederates
582
Case of the Alexandra
586
Representations to Colombia 1422
588
Award 1742
589
The British Case
593
Agreement ok February 12 1871 1019
595
International Rights and Duties
598
The Spanish Volunteers 1020
602
Rules of Procedure 4437
603
Contraband and Blockade Running
604
Meaning of Due Diligence
610
Limite of Neutral Duty
616
Decrees as to Infidencia 1021
619
Hospitalities to Confederates
622
Decree of January 3 1808 4494
624
Statements of American Commissioners
628
Terms of the Submission 1749
631
Discussion of Draft
635
Demands for Redress 1032
638
Lord Tenterdens Suggestion
641
A Question of Bounty 1108
643
New General Arguments Refused
647
Announcement by Mr Staempfli
648
The Florida Treaty 4496
649
Delivery of Cases
654
Sir Alexander Cockburns Dissent
660
Payment of the Award
666
Ratification of the Treaty 4497
667
Papers Relating to Spanish Claims 4462
668
The Three Rules and the Award
671
An Incident of the Alabamas Escape
678
Analysis of Claims
684
Claims for SI a vea
685
Presentation of Claims 1423
688
Organization of Commission
691
Award of the Umpire 1426
695
Opening of the Pelletier Case 1751
696
Special Acknowledgments of Aid
697
Origin of the Fund 4627
702
Chapter XVI
703
Navigation of the Orinoco 1696
706
Imperial Act of 1819
710
Action of Colonial Authorities
713
Conclusion of the Convention 1133
715
Claims Allowed 4628
717
XXV Treaty of Washington
719
MINOR OR PENDING CASES 1855
724
Appeintment of the Halifax Commissioners
725
Arrest and Imprisonment of Mr Santos 1579
729
Taking of Testimony
731
Jurisdiction of the Commission 1134
733
The Liberty to Laud
737
Benefits of the Protective Service
738
British Reply
744
National Responsibility for State Acts 1439
746
Miscellaneous Provisions 1135
747
Reply of Lord Salisbury
750
The KellettCase 1862
751
CHAPTER XVII
755
RussoBritish Convention of 1825
762
Mr French Letter of 1881
769
Mr Bayards Report 1793
774
Nonexccution of Orders of Release
775
Negotiations in London
781
Argentine Republic See Brazil and Paraguay
786
Negotiations at Washington
787
Lord Salisburys Argument on Questions of Right
793
NATIONALITY
796
The Claimant Company 1698
797
Colombia and Great Britain December 14 1872 4697
798
Conclusion of a Treaty of Arbitration
799
Territory in Dispute 1923
800
Organization of the Commission 1496
801
Authority to Present Claims
802
Constitution of the Tribunal of Arbitration
805
Forgery of Translations
814
Historical Notes 4821
816
Question as to Embargoed Estates 1035
819
Opinion of Mr Johnson 1502
820
Counter Case of United States
821
Condemnation of Vessels 775
823
Printed Argument of Mr Carter the Nature of Law
827
Seizure of the San Fernando 1700
829
The Institution of Property
833
Mr Phelpss Written Argument
839
Extraterritorial Operation of Statutes and Regulations
843
Question of Protection Apart from Property
849
Difference between Seals and Certain Wild Animals
856
Property in the Industry on the Pribilof Islands
864
Oral Argument of Sir Charles Russell
870
Novelty of Claim of United States
876
The Nature of the Seal
882
Action in France 4466
886
The Sealing Industry
889
Examination of the Authorities cited by the United States
895
The Argumentum ad Hominem the Pearl Fisheries
901
Message of December 7 1835 4466
903
Question as to Procedure
907
Paraguayan Claim 1928
908
Shorthand Reports
911
Transfer of Russian Rights to the United States
917
Draft of Articles
925
The Award 1943
928
Signing of the Award aud Declarations
931
The Result of the Award
959
Protest on behalf of the Claimants 1097
960
CHAPTER XXX
962
Plans for Permanent Arbitration
963
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